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Breaking Down Brad Underwood's Offense

The Illini have been on a skid lately, dropping four out of their last five and I am begging for it to stop. They have been in every game with a chance to win late, but they just keep slipping away. 650 more words

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Illini Pull out an ugly one in second half against Austin Peay

Folks….yesterday I predicted that the Illini would beat Austin Peay 93 to 77.

I was wrong, I was so very wrong.

To be clear the Illini still won 64 to 57, snapping their three game losing streak. 638 more words

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Illini ready for bounce back game against Austin Peay

Let’s not lie to each other.

It was a rough week. Three games, and three losses for the Illini.

Let’s be clear though: Every single one of those games was winnable. 594 more words

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Preview: Illini V. Wake Forest

The Illini are HOT.

After two more solid wins last week the Illini are 6-0 and are really starting to click.

Tonight is their first road game of the season for this young Illini team and it won’t be an easy one. 984 more words

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Underwood heaps praise on Augustana

Augustana is far from you normal D-3 opponent.  The Vikings have Illinois’ full attention and a great deal of respect for Grey Giovanine and his program. 30 more words

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Preview: Illinois v. Augustana

The Illini are off to a perfect start in the Brad Underwood era, and so far, there is no sign of slowing down. Game five should be the easiest matchup of this young season, as the Division 3 powerhouse Augustana Vikings will come into the State Farm Center as the No.2 D3 team in the nation. 415 more words

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Augie prepare for the Illini and plenty of Orange

Augustana is ready to compete.  The Vikings will get a crack at Illinois this on Wednesday night.  To prepare his team for the orange Grey Giovanine wore a little Illini gear of his own at practice today. 33 more words

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